Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is The Mentally STRONG Method?
The Mentally STRONG Method is a cognitive behavioral formula that can be used as a self empowering program, used with a life coach or even as a framework in professional counseling.
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help me if I don’t have a mental health diagnosis? 
Yes, The Mentally STRONG Method is a way to organize your thoughts, make choices, and move forward to the life that you want. You could learn to do it yourself with our Mentally STRONGer Together program, you could participate in 10 sessions of coaching with a Mentally STRONG Coach.  
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with Depression and Anxiety?
Yes, however the answer is not simple. We have all experienced depressed mood, but some depression needs a professional assessment and treatment. When depression begins to impact function you should get an assessment from a licensed professional. Choice Mapping can be used in professional therapy, as an adjunct to therapy, or as a set down after therapy. The Mentally STRONG Method is a solid cognitive behavioral approach that you can learn yourself. Ask your therapist about the effectiveness of cognitive behavioral therapy and why it is widely used by most therapist.  
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with Insomnia?
Maybe, although I would not recommend doing the complete formula of The Mentally STRONG Method at night as a means to go to sleep. Often times after a Mentally STRONG Method session you need time to process and make decisions and that may interfere with the ability to go to sleep. I recommend doing The Mentally STRONG Method as a full mental wellness program with a personal vision to improve sleep. That personal vision should include actions around good sleep hygiene and ruling out medical causes of insomnia.  
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) symptoms?
Yes, people with PTSD often experience depression and anxiety (see above answer about depression and anxiety). In my professional experience PTSD often becomes chronic when the trauma is deeply embedded in their negative core beliefs. 
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with Anger?
Yes. Anger is often a secondary emotion. If you were to thought map anger, The Mentally STRONG Method will help you identify underline thoughts and emotions. Learn to identify and organize thought thoughts and make specific choices. Yes, we should all learn to control our anger. Having insight into why we get angry, makes it easier to choice to control ourselves.  
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD symptoms?
Maybe. I would recommend a compete psychiatric evaluation for Obsessive Compulsive symptoms. Cognitive Behavioral therapy is the therapeutic choice for OCD, and The Mentally STRONG Method is a Cognitive behavioral therapy. However, medication is often beneficial to optimize function.  
Can The Mentally STRONG Method help with addiction? 
Yes, however, the addict must be ready to address the complex biochemical psychosocial components of addiction. We suggest that you come to the office for a psychiatric evaluation and Mentally STRONG therapy with and expert.  
Can I use The Mentally STRONG Method in conjunction with EMDR? 
Yes 
Is The Mentally STRONG Method talk therapy? 
No. Talk therapy is a general term and often interchangeable with non-specific psychotherapy. Although you will be talking during a Mentally STRONG Method session, you will also be using visual and tactile activities to work through a cognitive behavioral technique 
What insurance do you accept? 
We currently accept Medicare, Colorado Medicaid, Tricare Standard, Tricare for Life, Blue Cross Blue Shield Anthem, Cigna, Cigna Health Spring, Kaiser Permanente, Beacon Health, United Health Care, Optum, Maglelian Health
We are finishing up the final stages of credentialing for Aetna, Humana, and Rocky Mountain Health. We will apply to be in network with your insurance company or provide invoices for you to be reimbursed.  
What if I don’t have insurance? 
There are cash pay prices for all of our services. For non clinical concerns you could sign up for our Mentally STRONGer Together course and learn The Mentally STRONG Method with a friend ($210), you could learn The Mentally STRONG Method with one of our Mentally STRONG Coaches ($50-$200/hour), if you need a psychiatric evaluation and treatment in the clinic ($200/hour) 
Who do I contact if I’m interested in learning more about franchising? 
What courses do you offer? 
Our open access to anyone course is called Mentally STRONGer Together. This course encourages you to find a partner to learn The Mentally STRONG Method with for your personal growth.
Launching in June
Raising Mentally STRONG kids. This course is a combination of theory, practical advice and using The Mentally STRONG Method to help our kids THINK, ORGANIZE and CHOOSE.
Licensed Professional Mentally STRONG Method Course. This is for licensed therapist to quickly learn a cognitive behavioral formula that can be the foundation for all their therapeutic interventions. It engages and empowers their clients and provides easy documentation for cognitive behavioral sessions
Launching in October
Mentally STRONG Coach Course. Where individual that want to learn The Mentally STRONG Method to help others can become certified and eventually Masters level Choice Mapping Coaches. Empowering individuals to have their own business, with continual leads from our national marketing.
Future Plans
Using The Mentally STRONG Method for the foundation in specialty techniques like EMDR
Using The Mentally STRONG Method with Couples
Using The Mentally STRONG Method with Families  
I’m a pastor, how can I use The Mentally STRONG Method to help my congregation? 
Pastors and other clergy are eligible for our accelerated coaching course. More exciting is we have the opportunity for organizational licensee with a custom course that you can add devotionals and doctrine specific content.  
I’m a licensed therapist, can I use The Mentally STRONG Method in my practice? 
We plan to soon launch a Licensed Professional Mentally STRONG Method Course. This is for licensed therapist to quickly learn a cognitive behavioral formula that can be the foundation for all their therapeutic interventions. It engages and empowers their clients and provides easy documentation for cognitive behavioral sessions
What is Dr. B passionate about? 
Empowering Woman, Mental Health Treatment, Family, Faith, and Mental strength is a journey and everyone can improve.  
Who does Dr. B follow on professional publications and social media? 
Dr. Steven Stahl MD, Master Psychopharmacology program based on symptoms and circuits.
Dr. Daniel Amen MD for his work with complementary and alternative Mental Health treatment.